The Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report 2023, Health in an Ageing Society, calls for a focus to maximise the independence of those in older age and minimise the time in ill health between reaching old age and the end of life.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has joined the BMA and other medical bodies in signing a letter to the Chancellor, urging him to use the budget to provide a long-term solution to the pension taxation crisis.
With over 300,000 fragility fractures every year suffered by individuals over the age of 50, Dr Kassim Javaid explains how Fracture Liaison Services can help prevent broken bones and provide better care for older patients.
The NHFD’s 2018 annual report shows dramatic results of an innovative programme of screening for delirium which has been the focus of attention and investment through NHS England’s best practice tariff.
Professor David Oliver discusses clinical resourcing in the NHS, and how the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) new Our Future Health programme of events, activities and publications are being organised to provide a forum for debate.